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It is an introductory mathematics course for biology students with the aim of training them to do quantitative analysis of biological systems. Students will be trained on how to use the language of mathematics to describe biological processes, how to write down simple mathematical equations for various phenomena occurring in biology.

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Introduction, Graphs and Functions

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Functions and its Derivatives, Computing Derivatives of Curves

3.


Plotting Curves , Numerical Calculation of Derivatives, Partial Derivatives

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Integration and their Graphical Understanding

5.



Vectors : Position and Movement in 2D, Cell Symmetry : Use of Polar Coordinates

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Gradient, Forces and Flows , Understanding Diffusion

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Introduction to Fourier series , Fourier Transform and Statistics

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Basics of bio-statistics

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Mathematics for Biological Scientists, M. Aitken, B. Broadhursts, S. Haldky, Garland Science (2009)


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